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Samsung FX 505 Operator's Manual

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FX 505
Please read your Operator's Guide carefully before using your new
FX 505 Facsimile machine. This guide contains instructions for
proper setup, operation, and maintenance of your FX 505.


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    OPERATOR’S GUIDE FX 505 INTEGRATED PERSONAL FACSIMILE Please read your Operator’s Guide carefully before using your new FX 505 Facsimile machine. This guide contains instructions for proper setup, operation, and maintenance of your FX 505.

  • Page 3: Fcc Information

    Samsung Model FX505 facsimile machines Installed In the United States of America. Label ldentification This equipment complies with Part 68 of the FCC rules. On the bottom of this equipment is a label that contains, among other...

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    If a Problem Arises If any of your telephone equipment is not operating properly, you should immediately remove it from your telephone line, as it may cause harm to the telephone network. If the telephone company notes a problem, it may temporarily discontinue service. When practical, the telephone company will notify you in advance of the disconnection.

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    Renseignements du Ministère des Communications renseignements s u i v a n t s n e s’appliquent qu’aux télécopieurs installés au Canada. Avis L ’ e t i q u e t t e d u Ministere Communications (DOC) est une marque d’identification d’appareif certifié.

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    The card will serve as an easy reminder of how to send and receive during day-to-day faxing with your fax machine. About This Guide Contents A Quick Look at Your Machine... 5 Setting Up...8...

  • Page 7: A Quick Look At Your Machine

    A Quick Look at Your Machine Front View Side View Document Outlet HANDSET Jack DIAL MODE Switch Speaker Select the TONE or PULSE dialing mode. RINGER Switch Adjust the ringer volume (see page 11). VOLUME Switch Adjust the monitoring speaker volume (see page 11). Check Your Equipment Unpack your unit and examine the drawing at right to familiarize yourself...

  • Page 8: Control Panel

    A Quick Look at Your Machine Control Panel [RECEIVE MODE] Key and Indicator Press to select proper receiving mode. Each time you press [RECEIVE MODE], the LCD window displays the currently selected mode and the indicator’s status is changed as follows : LCD Display Indicator’s Status TEL MODE...

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    A Quick Look at Your Machine [SEARCH] key Press to search the numbers stored into the unit’s memory. - D i a l K e y p a d - O n e - T o u c h K e y s - [OHD/HOLD] Key and OHD Indicator [START/COPY] Key Press to start copy or fax operation.

  • Page 10: Machine

    Load fax paper in your unit (see page 12). Setting Up Choosing a Proper Location A proper location for your fax machine helps ensure trouble-free operation. Select a location for the unit where : It is away from heating or air conditioning units.

  • Page 11: Assembling & Connecting

    Assembling & Connecting Installing the Handset Plug one end of the handset cord to the jack on the bottom of the handset. Then, plug the other end of the cord to the HANDSET jack on the left side of the machine.

  • Page 12: Connecting

    Connecting Extension Telephone or Answering Machine (if necessary) Plug one end of the modular cord into the EXT.TEL jack on the rear of your machine. Plug the other end of the cord into a modular jack on an answering machine or a regular telephone you wish to use as an extension.

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    Assembling & Connecting Choosing Dial Mode TONE PULSE Set the DIAL MODE switch on the left side of the unit for the type of service you have (pulse or tone). This switch is set to TONE at the factory. If you are not sure which type of service you have, do this simple test.

  • Page 14: Paper

    Tear off the excess paper. The window display returns to the standby. For best copy quality, and to prevent Hint : possible damage to your machine, it is recommended to use Samsung thermal facsimile paper.

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    S e t t i n g U p B a s i c I n f o r m a t i o n Setting Date and Time Your fax machine has a timer function which makes possible send documents at a later time.

  • Page 16: Setting Up Basic Information

    Setting Up Basic Information Setting Your Terminal ID You can enter a self-identification message that will print across the top of every page you send to remote fax units. This message is made up of your company name (any combination of the available characters up to a maximum of 40) and fax number.

  • Page 17: How To Enter Name

    Setting Up Basic Information How To Enter Name 1. Press the number key labelled with the character you want. Press it once to obtain the number, twice to obtain the first character, three times to obtain the second, and four times to obtain the third.

  • Page 18: Receiving

    With the handset in the cradle using memory dialing, your unit sends a document as an automatic fax machine. With the handset up, it sends a document as a manual fax machine. Your facsimile machine can receive documents from either type of machine. Receiving...

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    START key on their machine. Then your unit receives the fax. When a call is received from an automatic fax machine, y o u r u n i t automatically detects the sending fax machine and receives the automatically.

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    [START/COPY]. Receiving Using the Extension Telephone When you are using a standard telephone and if the telephone is connected to the EXT.TEL jack on your fax machine (see page 10), transfer transmission to the fax machine using the telephone.

  • Page 21: Setting User

    “Setting User Options.” See page 4. The call is transferred to your fax machine and reception begins. Hang up the handset. If your fax machine occasionally fails to detect the remote receive start code, change the code for other number. Receiving...

  • Page 22: Important Receiving Facts

    [G3] communications standard observed by both fax machine, [9.6] indicates the transmission speed (9600 bps), and the [P:] number following is the number of the page being received. If a fax reception fails or your unit detects...

  • Page 23: Important Receiving Facts

    Important Receiving Facts Clearing Paper Jams If the fax paper jams, DO NOT pull it out. Doing so could damage your fax unit. To properly clear a fax paper jam, open the paper cover by pulling the release button towards the front of the unit. Then, remove the jammed paper.

  • Page 24: Sending

    3. Pick up the handset and dial the number of the remote fax machine you want to send to. You can also use one-touch dialing or 2-digit speed dialing for this Step.

  • Page 25: Automatic Redialing

    Leave the handset down when you think you are dialing an automatic fax machine and don’t expect the remote operator to If the remote operator does answer.

  • Page 26: Important Sending Facts

    Important Sending Facts Window Messages During sending, the window will display a message similar to the one below to inform you of its status or activity. In this example, the number in the top of the window is the telephone number of [SEND] the receiving fax.

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    Important Sending Facts Voice Request If you are sending a document and want to speak to the remote party ; 1. Press [V.REQUEST] while sending. The V.REQUEST indicator lights to confirm your request. But your request will not go through until the unit finishes sending the last document.

  • Page 28: Controlling Transmission Quality

    Controlling Transmission Quality Preparing a Good Original To prevent jamming and ensure good results on the receiving fax machine: Remove all staples, clips, and tape from the original documents. If you must re-fax a document that was faxed to you, we recommend that you...

  • Page 29: Making Copies

    The copy will show you how your document would appear at the receiving fax machine if you send it with the current resolution and contrast settings. The PHOTO mode and the SUPER FINE resolution mode can not be set at the same time.

  • Page 30: Storing One-touch & Speed Dial Numbers

    Storing One-Touch & Speed Dial Numbers Instead manually dialing numbers, you can use either one- touch keys or 2-digit speed dial numbers quickly dial numbers that have been stored in your unit’s memory. You can store up to 40 telephone numbers of up digits each corresponding destination names...

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    S t o r i n g O n e - T o u c h & S p e e d D i a l N u m b e r s Storing Numbers for Speed Dialing begin storing numbers, press [FUNCTION], then [SPEED]. Follow the steps below. Window Message Enter a 2-digit number (01-20) under which you want to assign the telephone or fax number.

  • Page 32: Searching Memories

    This feature enables you to search the telephone numbers or fax numbers stored into the unit’s memory. This feature allows your unit to scan all memories (both one-touch dial memory and speed dial memory). Scanning the Entire Memory This feature allows you to scan the entire memory.

  • Page 33: Searching Memories

    Searching Memories Scanning For a Name Beginning with a Particular Character You can find the memory by the first character of the name. This search can retrieve all entries beginning with each assigned initial character (follow the chart on the page 15). Press [SEARCH], and follow the steps at right.

  • Page 34: Other Ways To Send Or Receive

    Other Ways to Send or Receive Sending At a Later Time (DELAY TRANSMISSION) You can program your unit to send a loaded document later time, unattended. This allows you to send documents at night, when telephone rates are lowest and the receiving fax unit is least likely to be tied up.

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    The party with the original document must make sure that it is properly fed into their fax machine so that the other party can poll. 1. Make a call to the remote fax machine you want to poll. [POLL] Press when the remote fax machine answers with a fax tone.

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    Other Ways to Send or Receive Allowing Others To Poll Your Unit Another party that wants to receive the document loaded on your fax machine dials your number and requests that it be sent. In other words, the remote party polls your unit.

  • Page 37: Using As A Telephone

    The built-in handset makes your u n i t d o u b l e a s a s t a n d a r d telephone. Use it as you would use any other telephone. Making a Call Using Memory Dialing One-touch dialing and 2-digit speed dialing are available also when making a voice call.

  • Page 38: Setting User Options

    The option settings for your machine are preset at our factory might need changed. need change the settings, first print out the options list to see the current option settings (see page 40). To return the unit to the standby mode in the middle of setting user options, press [STOP].

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    Setting User Options Window Message Your Response Enter the remote receive start code that allows your fax machine to receive documents unattended by entering the code on an extension telephone (see page 18). Then press [YES]. After a call is picked up by the answering machine in the ANS/FAX mode, your fax machine monitors the line.

  • Page 40: Printing Reports

    The report function of your fax unlt is used to see what numbers you have stored, what settings you have made, or what faxes you have sent and received. Before making changes, print out list check current settings. After making changes, print the list to confirm the new settings.

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    Printing Reports Confirmation Report The confirmation report shows the results of each transmission ; the telephone number of the remote unit, the number of pages sent, start time, the elapsed time, and the result of the transmission. The report is printed out automatically every time you send a document, provided you have set the unit to print out the report using the user option feature.

  • Page 42: Options List

    Printing Reports Options List The options list shows the current settings for the user options (see page 36). Before changing options, print this report to check how the options are currently set. And also print this report after making changes to confirm the new settings. continued Transmission Report The transmission report shows records of your sending activity...

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    Reception Report The reception report shows records of your receiving activity and its results. The report shows who it was received, the date and time, the elapsed time, how many pages were received, and its results. Printing Reports continued...

  • Page 44: Troubleshooting

    Maintenance and Troubleshooting Troubleshooting Many common problems have simple solutions. Check quickly through the following list before calling for service. Symptom Nothing appears on the window when the power switch is turned on. The unit does not receive faxes. Receiving fails after you press [START/COPY]. The unit does not send faxes.

  • Page 45: Error Messages

    The error messages and their solutions are shown in the table below. Error Message POLLING ERROR The fax machine you are attempting to poll is not ready to respond to your poll. COMM. ERROR Sending or receiving has failed due to a communication problem.

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    Maintenance and Troubleshooting Cleaning Components When the copied documents are hard to read, clean the machine’s scanning glass and white roller. If they are dirty, the quality of the transmission image and copy becomes degraded. If you have document jams in automatic feeding, it is recommended to clean the ADF rubber surface as follows.

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    Maintenance and Troubleshooting 4. Clean the scanning glass with alcohol as shown below. 5. If a ‘DOCUMENT JAM’ occurs, dampen the lint-free cloth with water, and wipe the ADF rubber and ADF roller clean as shown below. If you still have problems in feeding documents automatically after cleaning the rubber and the roller, you may have to replace them.

  • Page 48: About Facsimile Compatibility

    Maintenance and Troubleshooting How a Fax Works Facsimile is a system of sending printed or other graphic information from one location to another by producing a copy or “facsimile” of that information at the remote location. A fax unit transmits audio tones over the same telephone lines you use for person-to-person conversation.

  • Page 49: Information

    When Service is Needed If your problem persists, contact the dealer from whom you purchased your machine. You may want to jot down your dealer’s telephone number. Service Telephone Number : For the most efficient service, jot down the information requested below before calling: Model No.

  • Page 50: Warranty

    Limited Warranty Samsung Electronics America Inc. (SEA) warrants that this product is free of charge from defective materials and workmanship. SEA further warrants that if this product fails to operate properly within the specified warranty period and the failure is due to improper workmanship or defective materials, SEA will repair or replace the product at its option.

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    Address, label...29 ADF rubber, cleaning...45 ANS/FAX mode...1 7 Answering machine, connection...10 Auto Receive Key and indicator...6 Mode...17 Automatic fax machine...16 Automatic faxing, with handset down...23 Automatic redialing...23 CClTT...46 Confirmation report...25 Connecting...9 Extension telephone...1 0 Phone line...9 Power...10 Control panel...6 Contrast, setting...26 Copies, making...27...

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